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New year, new Cooee!

As we step forward into 2020 CooeeMC will be leaving its old self behind. This means a few changes around here; New rules, new map, new plugins, new competitions, and maybe even a few other new reveals later in the year!

Wait! New map? Yes you read that right. A new map WILL be coming to CooeeMC by the end of the month. We polled it, you voted for now rather than waiting for the nether update. So when the nether does get updated we may just need to reset the nether world.

So what about these new rules? We revised the current rules and decided that one has been omitted for a little too long:

Rule 10: Staff ruling is final.

Just because a rule is not listed here, doesn’t mean that you are free to do it. If you are told to stop, you do so immediately. Running off to another member of staff will not be tolerated.

Lastly the new plugins and competitions. We are currently testing out a new shop plugin for the server shop but the player shop will remain the way it is. Voting will also give you a voting key. You can redeem this at the vote crate at spawn effective today. Jobs will be leaving us when we reset however you can make money by completing quests, selling at the shop and voting (You can even win money in the crate).

When we update we will be running another build off competition with a chance to have your build placed in survival. Video and graphic artists will have their chance to shine in the coming months too. If you have an idea for a competition or an event be sure to let us know. This is our server after all.

Let’s make 2020 a year to remember!

What’s new – January 2020

CooeeMC has a new map! This is not a drill, I repeat, this is NOT a drill. We are now running on 1.15.2 with a whole new map, new spawn, new plugins and a new datapack! There is also a few other new additions coming our way over the next couple of weeks.

Let’s start with the new map. We finally released the 2020 map to the public on the 29th January after a long wait. rudyapt, rudyapt3, _Fungus, Joseynator1410, SkarCreva and OfficialBabyYoda all worked extremely hard on the new viking inspired spawn which to be brutally bias, looks amazing.

While we have new worlds and there is all new loot to be grabbed DON’T BE GREEDY. Share the wealth with others on the server and those that will join the server. This includes going to the end and taking more then 1 elytra for yourself. We will confiscate and repeat offenders will be banned from the end.

We have said goodbye to a handful of older plugins that we will no longer be using like jobs, player heads, xpbank, payrespecc, chairs, and a few other staff related ones. There is however a few new plugins such as Quests, advanced achievements, MythicalMobs, Advanced Army Stands, Crates and the return of the Auction House.

Some features are not fully implemented yet and are on their way like the shops. We are just waiting on the plugins to update or for the files to be configured fully. So watch this space.

Build Off #5 information will be released next week. The winner of the Christmas Build Off was Luna. We will also be opening staff applications shortly for an Event Moderator. This will need an active member who will run and create regular events for the server besides the build offs.

SkarCreva has created a video showcasing our spawn. If you haven’t checked it out yet, you can view it below.

Last thing, the 1.14.4 map is available to download via discord in the announcement board. Enjoy

Build Off #4 – Christmas

Theme: Christmas
Description: Build something that represents Christmas to you.
Open: 1st December 2019, 19:00 AEDST
Close: 31st December 2019, 23:59 AEDST
Type: Team/Solo
Location: /warp buildoff

Rules

  1. Build within the 100×100 borders.
  2. Must fit the theme
  3. Sign must be placed in the corner of the plot with all team member names on it.
  4. Follow the server rules
  5. Must be completed and valid to be judged
  6. World edit is NOT permitted (we will know if it is used)
  7. Build must be completed either on your own or in teams of up to 4 players.
  8. Staff may participate but not judge.

Prizes

First place: One month Champion rank, Champion Kit, $20,000 Cooee Dollarydoos and a special prize pack.
Second place: $15,000 Cooee Dollarydoos and a prize pack.
Third place: $10,000 Cooee Dollarydoos and a prize pack.
Participation: $5,000 Cooee Dollarydoos

Please contact staff to claim a plot for this build off.

Bushfire emergency appeal – 2019

We are at the end of spring and already sweltering through heat waves, droughts and more bushfires burning across the country than I can count on my left foot. Too many people have lost their belongings, pets, livestock and crops and as of this article 4 have sadly lost their lives to these devastating fires. So many players here at CooeeMC are also in the line of fire all of whom we care deeply for and hope for each and every one of them to stay safe.

For the remainder of 2019 I will be donating 25% of all server donations into the Bushfire emergency appeals.

I also encourage all who are able, to dig deep and help those in need during these fires. You can donate at any of the following locations.

NSW Rural Fire Service
Salvation Army
Red Cross
St Vincent de Paul
RSPCA NSW

Whats New – October 2019

What’s this? What’s this? There’s colour everywhere, whats is this? ahem, sorry I promise not to sing again…
So what is new at CooeeMC? Well for a start we have our very own resource packs courtesy of FungusKing_III and Intellectuality. They can be accessed from the website under the CooeeMC heading. We also re-vamped the Resource Pack page with helpful videos to explain how to download and install resource packs, shaders and optifine.

You may also notice some changes in items on the server, we have added a mmoitems plugin to help with the future events coming to the server. Halloween is coming up fast, events for this will begin around the 16th of October. We are still ironing out the details on both the event and plugin so hold tight on this. Any item that isn’t normal put aside for a later date.

Besides the mmoitems plugin we have added a few others in, some for use now and others in the future of the server. Sleeping has gone back to being just one person for now as the plugin kept being spammed by players even after asked to stop. If this new one is spammed sleeping WILL be disabled.

The redstone competition has finished and judging has also been concluded. Congratulations to those who participated in the event, you have been ranked as follows. Places 1-3 have qualified for the Redstone Engineer rank on discord, please rudyapt to accept. If anybody would like their individual results also contact rudyapt.

  1. BeeverFeever
  2. IAmNotSexy
  3. Apendix99
  4. WhiteBlade
  5. Haseung / FungusKingIII
  6. HighVoltage
  7. rudyapt3
  8. Joseynator / JackRydr
  9. Harriboo
  10. TML

The rules of the server have also been updated. Please make yourself familiar with them as you will not have any excuse to not know them.

  1. No griefing or stealing anything that isnt yours. This means if you do not own it, place it, have permission to use it, then leave it alone.
  2. Respect all players and staff members.
  3. No spamming chat. Includes excessive or duplicated messages.
  4. Keep it PG. This includes buildings and conversations.
  5. Play fairly. No Xraying or hacking
  6. No advertising other servers or IPs.
  7. If it lags it goes. No if or buts
  8. No offensive content, harassment or bulling of any kind. This includes skins, names and conversations.
  9. English only. This is an English speaking server. Use English for all forms of communication within the server.

Build Off #3 – Godly Creatures

Theme: Godly Creatures
Description: Build a deity shrine dedicated to one of the members of staff on the server. Not sure who is staff? DraconisChaser, CrazyPie27, FungusKing_III, rudyapt, ScrubKatt, SkarCreva, apendix99, _Becaaa, Harriboo and Intellectuality.
Open: 14th September 2019, 19:00 AEST
Close: 15th October 2019, 22:00 AEDST
Type: Solo
Location: /warp buildoff

Rules

  1. Build within the 50×50 borders.
  2. Must fit the theme
  3. Name must be placed on a sign in the corner of the plot with your name and who the shrine is for.
  4. Follow the server rules
  5. Must be completed and valid to be judged
  6. World edit is NOT permitted (we will know if it is used)
  7. Build must be completed on your own. No help is allowed from other players.
  8. Staff who participate can not build a shrine to themselves.

Prizes

First place: One month Champion rank, $10,000 Cooee Dollarydoos and a special prize pack.
Second place: $5,000 Cooee Dollarydoos
Third place: $2,500 Cooee Dollarydoos
Participation: $1,000 Cooee Dollarydoos

Please contact staff to claim a plot for this build off.

New Staff

Staff applications have once again come and gone and we had a fantastic response with 12 applicants this time around. We have whittled down the applications down to 4 who will now go on into the trial moderator phase. These new TMods will be on trial for the next 30 days

Please welcome our new TMods.
Harriboo, Intellectuality, apendix99 and _Becaaa.

Thank you to everyone who had applied, your applications were a great insight into our players on CooeeMC and we hope that you apply the next time we open applications.

Build Competition #2 Winners

With the second CooeeMC build competition official closed the winners have been decided. Three staff members who had not participated in the build competition judged each entry without bias in 5 categories out of 10 points.

Participants were judged on the appropriateness to theme, originality of their build, level of detail, visual appeal and overall impression. Giving each participant the chance to score a maximum of 150 points in total. Only the airship itself was judged to keep all scoring fair.

As a reminder, all participants were in the running for the following prizes:
First Place: One month supporter rank, $10,000 Cooee Dollarydoos and their build placed above spawn
Second Place: $5,000 Cooee Dollarydoos
Third Place: $2,500 Cooee Dollarydoos
Participation: $1,000 Cooee Dollarydoos

So how did participants score?
First place : Plot 1 – rudyapt – 127 points
Second place: Plot 13 – Slumpzilla – 120 points
Third place: Plot 9 – Mozzie91 – 115 points
Congratulations to the winners.

Other participants scored the following:
Plot 5 – BeeverFeever95 – 109 points
Plot 7 – Intellectuality – 109 points
Plot 10 – I_Penguin__ – 109 points
Plot 12 – Aimway921 – 107 points
Plot 2 – FungusKing_III – 95 points
Plot 3 – Badmac25 – 81 points
Plot 6 – apendix99 – 80 points
Plot 11 – Insainwhiteboy(Tawoombie) – 56 points
Plot 15 – _Becaaa – 56 points
Plot 4 – Haseung01 – 0 points
Plot 8 – ScrubKatt – 0 points

Thank you to everyone who participated in this server event. The next event will be a redstone competition hosted by rudyapt. More information on this can be found on our discord.

Build Competition #2 – Airships

Theme: Air Ships
Open: 15th July 2019, 22:00 AEST
Close: 15th August 2019, 22:00 AEST
Type: Solo
Location: /warp buildoff

Rules

  1. Build within the 50×50 borders.
  2. Must fit the theme
  3. Name must be placed on a sign in the corner of the plot
  4. Follow the server rules
  5. Must be completed and valid to be judged
  6. World edit is NOT permitted (we will know if it is used)
  7. Build must be completed on your own. No help is allowed from other players.

Prizes

First place: One month supporter rank, $10,000 Cooee Dollarydoos and their build added to spawn.
Second place: $5,000 Cooee Dollarydoos
Third place: $2,500 Cooee Dollarydoos
Participation: $1,000 Cooee Dollarydoos

Please contact staff to claim a plot for this build off.

What’s New – July 2019

Another month has passed by on CooeeMC and with it another load of plugins and datapacks have come and gone while we work on making the server a unique place for everyone to enjoy. This month we mostly saw a number of updates to existing plugins, a small handful of new plugins/datapacks and the removal of old ones that have run its course. We also updated our ranks which I will explain later in this post.

One of the newest additions this month was the bloodmoon datapack which gives mobs a buff on the 7th night. These buffs vary from mob to mob as listed below. When the blood moon rises you cannot sleep, so good luck 🙂 Also every 144 nights the blood moon will become stronger currently we are on level 2 but if it becomes far too difficulty it will be reset back to level 1.

So what else was added in? Marriage master is our new plugin, yes this means you can now marry another player on the server at the church of our lady Pugman found at spawn. You will need to speak to a priest/priestess to perform the ceremony (any staff member). We will have some limitations on this, you can only get married to one player at a time and if you divorce you must wait 30 days before asking us to marry you again.

As for our datapacks we have now added in Blast furnace extender, so you can use it for more items, blood moon (listed above), item frame colours, kill empty boats (admin command), moveable cakes, mob health bars, rotten flesh curer and lastly stone cutter damage.

Finally our ranks, only changes that were made is the subscription donator rank is now called supporter and will remain dark cyan and the builder rank is now issued to players helping with server builds and will be a light cyan colour. Donators will also be able to edit their regions once again as I fixed the issue with people editing global regions.

You can no longer select all flags only select ones will work, they are as follows: use, passthrough, interact, chest-access, ride, tnt, vehicle-place/destroy, lighter, creeper-explosion, other-explosion, mob-spawning, lightning, snow-melt/fall, ice-melt/form, entry/exit, greeting/farewell.
This means you cannot add owners to your region this will now only be for the ones who’s regions are combined.

Have a good one,
CooeeMC Staff